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04/17/15

JA to offer on-site certification at upcoming shows

The organization will offer sales and management professional certification exams at four upcoming industry events across the country.

04/16/15

Circa expands into professional services

The New York-based company that specializes in buying from the public has a new division that purchases from professionals and sells the pieces via tender at its main office.

04/16/15

CEO takes big pay cut to give employees a raise

The head of a Seattle-based credit card payment processing firm will be bringing home considerably less bacon after raising the minimum wage at his company to $70,000 a year.

04/15/15

With 70 years comes two accolades for Fla. jeweler

Jae’s Jewelers has been recognized with a Retailer of the Year award, and an employee from the family-owned and -operated store also has been recognized for her work and philanthropy.

04/15/15

Coach’s corner: The need to “own it”

Trainer Pat Henneberry gives salespeople three pointers on how they can generate their own leads, instead of waiting for customers to come to them. 

04/15/15

C.R. Time’s Chuck Murphy dies at 85

Charles “Chuck” Murphy, who spent his entire career in the watch industry, died Saturday of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85.

04/13/15

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04/13/15

Survey lends insight into tax time

The average small business owner spends 40 hours and as much as $5,000 each year doing their taxes, a pre-April 15 survey just released by the National Small Business Association shows.

04/10/15

Mayfair Jewelers’ Shirley Kulchinsky dies at 86

Shirley Kulchinsky, the trailblazing matriarch of Long Island, N.Y. retailer Mayfair Jewelers, died Saturday.